• Part time position 22.8 hours per week
  • The role is based at our Inner City Hub in East Perth
  • 5 weeks annual leave (pro rata) and access to salary sacrifice

UnitingCare West is a community services agency of the Uniting Church that touches the lives of thousands of families and individuals each year. We believe communities thrive when everyone has a sense of belonging, hope and purpose.

Our Vision is Justice, hope and opportunity for all. Our Purpose is supporting communities to thrive so that everyone can enjoy a life of belonging, hope and purpose.

The role will undertake the administration, processing and maintaining of payroll information. This includes documenting and general accounting work in accordance with legislation, industrial instruments and UCW policy.

Contribute to the planning and delivery of effective payroll services, adhere to requisite financial/accounting practices and assure the reporting and data integrity of the HRIS/Payroll database.

  • Ensure employees are informed and understand the payroll processes and any specific procedures or tools (timesheets) required.
  • Receipt, analyse and prepare information for payroll processing, identify non-routine or significant issues and address these in a timely manner.
  • Accurately and comprehensively calculate and or process:
    • Employee payments in accordance with conditions of employment
    • Leave entitlements
    • Superannuation contributions for employer and employee
    • Workers compensation
    • Salary packaging
    • Entitlements for employees ceasing employment
    • General deductions, reimbursements or other approved transactions
  • Provide the initial point of contact for all payroll related matters, address routine enquiries and define non-routine issues, and where necessary escalate to the Payroll Manager for direction.
  • Conduct validation checks of each payroll cycle to ensure accuracy and completeness of processing prior to executing.
  • Maintain the HRIS/Payroll system data and ensure valid, accurate and timely information a recorded.
  • Identify updates and improvements for all payroll related practices
  • Undertake or participate in projects.
  • Ensure practices and advice comply with relevant legislation, industrial instruments, UCW policies and requirements.
  • Complete relevant documentation and maintain system records.
  • Utilise information and data to improve service delivery and operational outcomes.
  • Provide input to reports, submissions, etc. for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Identify and report hazards in the workplace.
  • Meet OSH responsibilities.
  • Exercise duty of care according to agency policy.
  • Ensure risks related to service delivery or projects are identified and escalated and/or addressed.

You must have, or be able to obtain, a current National Police Clearance is required for this position.

For further information contact Ann Kelsey, Payroll Manager, on the following email;   

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The position description is available here.

Please apply through SEEK, including a covering letter outlining your experience and suitability for the position (no more than 2 pages) and a current resume, by 5.00pm Friday 7 February 2020.

Working within our values of empathy, respect, integrity, inclusiveness and commitment UnitingCare West provides the support and development for you to belong and thrive.  Benefits of working with us includes additional annual leave, generous long service leave, access to additional salary packing and a great team environment.

We value social and cultural diversity and are committed to a safe workplace and strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers. 

UnitingCare West is also committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

Primary Carers - Family Group Homes

  • Are you, flexible, motivated, enthusiastic and empathic?
  • Do you have the skills to be able to support the day to day care of vulnerable young people in a residential care setting?
  • Competitive salary with extensive salary packaging available

UnitingCare West is committed to achieving justice, hope and opportunity for all, and works with people and communities so those most in need can belong and thrive. It is a not-for-profit community services organisation and part of the mission of the Uniting Church in Australia and UnitingCare national network.

In this role, you will:

  • Care for and live with up to four children in a group home
  • Have access to your own private bedroom and bathroom, and have use of a fully maintained vehicle for work purposes.
  • Have the capacity and flexibility to work multiple sleepover shifts in a fortnight within a 24 hour roster model, working 7 sleepover shifts in a fortnight in the family group home.
  • Have experience in working with multiple children and youth in a residential care setting as their caregiver
  • Be highly organised and able to manage challenging peer group dynamics, utilising your skills in trauma informed practice and therapeutic parenting skills
  • Work in a team environment and play a pivotal role in the day-to-day lives of the children by providing support and care.
  • Maintain a positive, homely and safe living environment.
  • Have the ability to work with minimal supervision & as part of team, contribute to and, follow plans and routines that support children and young people to thrive.
  • Have the ability to demonstrate empathy, respect and patience at all times.
  • Have the ability to demonstrate child safe practice within the role, to keep children safe from harm & making their security a priority.
  • Have the ability to maintain professional boundaries, and demonstrate own self-care.
  • Have a sound understanding of the theories and practices relating to child development, trauma and attachment.
  • With assistance provided by a dedicated multidisciplinary care team, you will be responsible for the day-to-day care and supervision of the children and provide a supportive and healing environment for the children in your care.
  • Undertake specialist training and support so you can be confident and effective in your role.

Like many jobs in this sector, success will be driven by personal attributes rather than a job description. So, to really make a difference you will need to be:

  • Resilient
  • Resourceful
  • Innovative
  • Adaptable
  • Committed
  • Energetic
  • Grounded

 Essential Criteria:

  • Experience working with children and young people.
  • Ability to work as part of team, contribute to and, follow plans and routines that support children and young people in out of home care to heal and thrive.
  • Demonstrated ability to approach and negotiate complex situations, being able to provide a clear rationale behind decision making.
  • Well-developed administration skills and knowledge of managing finances.
  • Certificate IV or higher in children studies/youth work or currently studying in a related discipline.

You must have or be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance, First Aid Certificate and have a current C class driver’s licence for this position.

Initial enquiries may be directed to Jessica Arrowsmith or Claire McGowan on 9355 9000

The position description is available here.  

Applications are to be made through SEEK, and must include a covering letter outlining your suitability for the position and a current CV. There is no deadline for this application – please apply as soon as possible.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

UnitingCare West is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

Your resume will be kept by us for a period of 12 months as part of our internal processes and in line with the National Privacy Provisions.  If you do not wish this to happen, please contact us after the conclusion of the recruitment process. 

About the business

UnitingCare West is committed to achieving justice, hope and opportunity for all, and works with people and communities so those most in need can belong and thrive. It is a not-for-profit community services organisation and part of the mission of the Uniting Church in Australia and UnitingCare national network.

About the role

As part of the UnitingCare West (UCW) Financial Wellbeing team, this position provides financial counselling, information and assistance to people experiencing financial difficulties and advocates on their behalf to improve their overall life circumstances, including the provision of referrals and assistance to access other needed services.  

This role works in collaboration with the Financial Counselling Network and its partners, and also with other Financial Counselling Services (FCS) and Financial Counselling, Capability and Wellbeing Hubs (FCCWH).

This is a part-time 3 days a week role working at our Perth Inner City office. The position is a max term contract until 30 June 2020.

Benefits

  • Provide Financial Counselling assistance, advocacy & case management
  • Part-Time, 3 Days a Week, Max Term contract until 30 June 2020
  • Access to salary packaging options

Skills and experience

Ideally, to be considered for this role you will need:

  • A Diploma in Financial Counselling, or studying/enrolled in the course
  • Be a member/eligible to be a member of the Financial Counsellors Association of WA,
  • Demonstrated ability to engage in financial assessment and provide financial counselling
  • Demonstrated capacity to advocate and negotiate on behalf of clients
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current financial Bankruptcy legislation and Credit code
  • A valid National Police Clearance (no more than 6 months old) or the ability to obtain one

The position description is available here

Applications are to be made through SEEK, and must include a covering letter outlining your suitability for the position and a current resume by 5pm Friday, 7 February 2020

If you have any queries regarding this role, please contact Balbeer Sidhu on the email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or on the mobile 0466 795 003.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

UnitingCare West is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

 

 

About the business

UnitingCare West is committed to achieving justice, hope and opportunity for all, and works with people and communities so those most in need can belong and thrive.  It is a not-for-profit community services organisation and part of the mission of the Uniting Church in Australia and UnitingCare national network.

About the role

Working as part of the Financial Counselling Network and within the UnitingCare West's Financial Wellbeing Team, the Financial Counsellor and Wellbeing Worker will:

  • Provide financial counselling, information and assistance to people experiencing financial difficulties
  • Advocate on client’s behalf to improve their overall life circumstances, including the provision of referrals and assistance to access other needed services.
  • Support individuals to re-establish control and autonomy in their lives through a focus on building financial capability programs and delivering group and individual coaching sessions in the Perth North-West region.
  • The position will be based at our Merriwa office

Skills and experience

Ideally to be considered for this role, you will need:

  • A qualification in Financial Counselling or be willing to undertake a Diploma in Financial Counselling
  • Be a member / eligible to be a member of the Financial Counsellors Association of WA
  • A Certificate III in Community Services or be willing to undertake further studies in this area
  • The following financial literacy education units (or equivalent) must be completed:
  • CHCFLE301A – work with clients needing a financial literacy education;
  • CHCFLE302A – educate clients in fundamental financial literacy skills, and
  • CHCFLE303A – educate clients to understand debt and consumer credit.
  • Passion for educating and working with individuals and groups that result in increased financial capability and improved financial resilience for people in need of financial wellbeing support.
  • Design and deliver these sessions whilst establishing strong relationships within UnitingCare West and the Financial Capability Network.
  • Strong financial skills
  • An awareness of current debt practices and credit law
  • Excellent communications skills
  • The ability to work with people with Indigenous and CALD backgrounds
  • A valid National Police Clearance (no more than 6 months old) or the ability to obtain one
  • Current C class driver’s license

A position description is available at here

Applications containing a Cover Letter and Resume are to be made through the SEEK website by 5.00pm Friday 14th February 2020.

For any queries regarding this role, please contact Balbeer Sidhu via e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

UnitingCare West is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

 About the business

UnitingCare West provides high quality, person centred services for children and young people living with a disability in Out of Home Care. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that has created an atmosphere whereby young people can thrive and grow in a safe and supportive environment.

About the role

We are looking for Support Workers who are motivated, resilient and empathetic to join our team in providing care and support to young people with disabilities living in a residential setting.

To be successful you will need to:

  • Have flexibility to work a variety of shifts.
  • Attend to the daily care needs of the young people.
  • Provide therapeutic support to ensure consistency of care at all times.
  • Be able to manage challenging and complex behaviours.

We are seeking highly motivated people who will ideally possess:

  • Experience working with children and young people in out of home care programs.
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy, guidance, respect and patience at all times.
  • A genuine interest and enthusiasm for working with young people in a holistic manner that will best support their needs and strengthen their well-being.
  • Ability to work as part of team, contribute to and, follow plans and routines that are implemented.
  • Certificate IV or higher in children studies/youth work or Disability (desirable).

You must be able to obtain a National Police Clearance, Working with Children Check and Provide a First Aid certificate. It is also essential to have a current WA ‘C class’ driver’s licence.

Applicants from an Aboriginal background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please identify your visa status in your application if you are a non-Australian resident applicant.

For further information, please call Rachael White, Specialist Team Leader on 9355 9107.

Applications are to be made through the SEEK website with a cover letter outlining your suitability against the above criteria, and a current CV.

The position description is available here

Please note: Shortlisting will commence immediately.

UnitingCare West is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard

 

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